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L’Oréal insists sales slowdown is temporary after just missing expectations

30-Oct-2015 - The French cosmetics maker missed its third quarter sales expectations with the Luxe division facing difficulties in Asia and Travel Retail, but company CEO Jean-Paul Agon insists the slowdown is...

Creating personal care products with the help of plants

29-Oct-2015 - Rebecca Blahosky of Botanic Innovations spoke with Cosmetics Design reporter Deanna Utroske at the SCC Suppliers Day event in Long Beach, California, this month about sourcing and formulating with ingredients...

It’s official! The dates are confirmed for in-cosmetics North America

29-Oct-2015 - Reed Exhibitions has taken the bold move of adding a fifth event to its burgeoning in-cosmetics portfolio after it confirmed the dates for in-cosmetics North America.

SETAC Annual Meeting focuses on environmental impact of cosmetics

29-Oct-2015 - The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) is holding its 35th Annual Meeting, which this year has a session devoted to the environmental impact of cosmetic and personal care...

Mary Kay moves ahead on new global manufacturing facility

29-Oct-2015 - This week the direct-sales beauty company selected Dallas / Fort Worth as the site of the new facility, a sizable building project that promises not to disrupt production and distribution...

L’Oreal takes further social protection steps launching Global Business Network with ILO

29-Oct-2015 - L’Oreal and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have joined forces to launch the Global Business Network for Social Protection Floors, which aims to provide protection for employees and society.

Patent application filed for silk protein skin care platform

28-Oct-2015 - The skin care maker Silk Therapeutics was granted a patent this week by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and plans to continue innovating new technologies and uses for...

Growth of global ingredients market outpaces personal care industry

28-Oct-2015 - The growth of the global market for personal care ingredients will continue to outpace forecasts for the overall industry, according to latest research estimates.

Organic Monitor discusses challenges and opportunities in the huge Brazil naturals market

28-Oct-2015 - At the recent Organic Monitor Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil, we spoke to the market research company's founder Amajit Sahota to find out about the challenges posed by...

L’Oréal honors top tech founders

28-Oct-2015 - The company’s US-based Women in Digital initiative has announced it’s 2015 Next Generation Award Winners, recognizing the achievements of three original digital company leaders.

in-cosmetics Paris 2016 set to be biggest show yet

28-Oct-2015 - The in-cosmetics show returns to Paris in 2016, an is set to be the biggest ever instalment in its 26 year history according to the organisers, with a sensory bar...

L’Oréal COO seeks new pastures following India success

27-Oct-2015 - After playing an instrumental part in launching the likes of Garnier and L’Oréal Paris Excellence crème in India, Dinesh Dayal has hung up his hat as chief operating officer to start his own advisory company....

A closer look at the 10 ways naturals are changing beauty

27-Oct-2015 - Yesterday, Cosmetics Design ran coverage of a new report from JWT Intelligence on the impact consumer naturalism is having on the cosmetics and personal care industry. Here we zoom in...

An evolving personal care market inspires new ingredients from Dow Corning

27-Oct-2015 - At Univar’s recent Personal Care Affair conference for cosmetic chemists, the silicone ingredient specialist presented chemical details and functionality notes on a selection film formers and fast-drying hair care ingredients—some...

Scientists focus on blocking enzymes to enable hair growth

27-Oct-2015 - A group of scientists at the Columbia University Medical Center claim research they have carried out shows that suspending a certain family of enzymes in hair follicles can help restore...

Sephora in Brazil partners with logistics company CEVA

27-Oct-2015 - The cosmetics retailer has been operating in Brazil since 2012 and just selected a new supply chain partner to centralize and accelerate its business.

10 ways naturals are changing the beauty and personal care business

26-Oct-2015 - Lucie Greene, worldwide director of JWT Intelligence, presented the futurism and innovation consultancy’s newest research report—Beauty: the new natural—at a CEW Global Trends Event late last week in New York...

Fragrance Trend: marketing and formulating lifestyle scents

26-Oct-2015 - Consumers have outgrown signature scents and now wear perfumes appropriate to the occasion, event, or activity. Here, the team behind Pour Le Monde parfums tells Cosmetics Design what it all...

The low-down on sub-micron encapsulation

How sub-micron encapsulation is taking cosmetic product efficacy to new heights

26-Oct-2015 - At the recent Suppliers Day California 2015 event, Cosmetics Design caught up with the Shai Sheffer, CFO at New Jersey-based Salvona, to learn all about sub-micron encapsulation and how it is...

Why indie cosmetic brands are being snapped up by the bigger players

26-Oct-2015 - Cutting edge indie cosmetic brands have been leading the way in industry growth over the past few years, which explains why larger multinationals have been lining up to incorporate them...

Beauty and Grooming among the culprits as P&G post big sales drop

23-Oct-2015 - Procter & Gamble saw all of its categories post a double-digit drop in sales for the first quarter fiscal year 2016 due to weak demand and a strong dollar; and...

CD Buzz: News and analysis from the California Suppliers' Day

23-Oct-2015 - The California chapter of the SCC has just rounded off the latest biannual edition of its Suppliers' Day for the West Coast. The Cosmetics Design team was at the event...

in-cosmetics brasil organizer eyes expansion into a pan-Latin American event

22-Oct-2015 - The Cosmetics Design team spoke to in-cosmetics group director Lucy Gillam at the recent event in Sao Paulo. A considerably expanded event, we learnt how the event has grown into...

Inter Parfums results boosted by Euro currency gains

22-Oct-2015 - US-based Inter Parfums has benefitted from a strengthening of the Euro against foreign currencies during it latest third quarter.

Kimberly-Clark boosted by strong organic sales growth

22-Oct-2015 - The Kimberly-Clark results are in, and they look good. Currency headwinds hit sales but overall the results beat expectations.

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